• Course Information
  • Course Title Code Semester Laboratory+Practice (Hour) Pool Type ECTS
    Learning Outcomes
    1-Defines the term infectious disease.
    2-Explain the importance of infectious diseases for human and public health.
    3-Define the concepts of bacteria, virus and parasites.
    4-Examples of diseases transmitted by digestion, respiration, skin and mucous membranes.
    5-Explain prevention methods of infectious diseases.
  • ActivityPercentage


    NumberTime (Hours)Total Workload (hours)
    Course Duration (Weeks x Course Hours)14342
    Classroom study (Pre-study, practice)13452
    Short-Term Exams (exam + preparation) 1511010
    Midterm exams (exam + preparation)3511010
    Laboratory 0000
    Final exam (exam + preparation) 5011515
    Other 0000
    Total Workload (hours)   129
    Total Workload (hours) / 30 (s)     4,3 ---- (4)
    ECTS Credit   4
  • Course Content
  • Week Topics Study Metarials
    1 Introduction of the course, introduction, objectives and learning objectives.
    2 Classification of microorganisms, Bacteria, Virus, Fungus, parasite properties, Infection formation, symptoms, signs and ways of transmission R4
    3 Diseases transmitted through the digestive system. R1, R2
    4 Respiratory diseases. R1,R2
    5 Diseases transmitted by skin and mucous membranes R1,R2
    6 Sexually transmitted diseases. R3
    7 Infectious diseases of the urinary system. R1,2
    8 Midterm exams
    9 Zoonotic diseases R4
    10 Diseases transmitted by vectors. R4
    11 Diseases of the immune system. R4
    12 Immunization in the elderly. R2,R3
    13 Hospital infections. R1,R4
    14 Disinfection-sterilization.Isolation and isolation methods in protection from infections. R1
    15 Infectious diseases prevention and control methods, Notifiable diseases. R1
    Prerequisites -
    Language of Instruction Turkish
    Coordinator Dr. H. Seval GÖNDEREN ÇAKMAK (PhD).
    Instructors -
    Assistants Öğr. Gör. Kamile ÖNER, Öğr. Gör. Pınar HARMANCI, Öğr. Gör. Selma ARSLANTAŞ
    Resources R1. Lawrence J. May D. (Authors), Anğ. (Translation editor). Infection Control in Society. Nobel Medical Bookstore Publications, 2011. R2. Arıoğul S. (Editor). Geriatrics and Gerontology. NM Medical & Nobel Publishing. 2006. R3. Bird G. (Editor). Basic Health and Disease Knowledge. Anadolu University Publications. 3rd Edition, 2017.
    Supplementary Book R4. Bilgehan H. Clinical Microbiology. Barış Publications Faculties Bookstore. 10th edition, 2000.
    Goals To develop knowledge, behavior and skills about infection factors, ways of transmission, importance for human and community health, prevention and control methods.
    Content Introduction to infectious diseases, general information. General microbiology. Diseases transmitted through the digestive system. Respiratory diseases. Diseases transmitted by skin and mucous membranes. Sexually transmitted diseases. Infectious diseases of the urinary system. Zoonotic diseases. Diseases transmitted by vectors. Diseases of the immune system. Immunization in the elderly. Hospital infections. Disinfection-sterilization. Prevention and control methods of infectious diseases
  • Program Learning Outcomes
  • Program Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
    1 Has a general knowledge about basic health sciences and can use in the profession if necessary. 4
    2 Gains the necessary infrastructure in the fields required by the field, gains theoretical and practical knowledge in these fields 4
    3 With the knowledge gained in the field of Elderly Care, can recognize social, physical and psychological changes and needs in the elderly, identify problems and develop solutions. 2
    4 Recognizes, uses and maintains the physical environment, equipment, information and communication technologies related to the field. -
    5 As an individual with lifelong learning awareness, he / she is sensitive to the events in the agenda of the society and the world related to his / her field and can follow the developments. 3
    6 Can work in collaboration with other health care team members and professionals from different disciplines in elderly care practices. 4
    7 Knows the laws, regulations and legislation related to the duties and rights of individuals as an individual and acts accordingly. -
    8 Knows the rules of healthy nutrition, adequate and balanced nutrition, nutrition principles in the elderly, the importance of nutrition in old age, common health problems in old age and nutrition principles in diseases. -
    9 Contributes to projects and activities for the social environment in which he lives with the awareness of social responsibility, carry out a task assigned to it independently. 2
    10 Gains basic knowledge about care of elderly people with special conditions and diseases. 5
    11 Have basic knowledge about first aid, public health and environmental protection. -
    12 Communicate effectively with family members and relatives of the elderly, protects the elderly from abuse and informs the family and related institutions. -
    13 Have basic drug knowledge, regulate the drugs used by the elderly, provides mutual communication and feedback with team members to reduce inappropriate drug use in the elderly. -
    14 Provides care according to ethical values ​​and principles. -
    15 Help the elderly to implement the planned rehabilitation program. 3
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